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call it a day

Definition of call it a day in English:

End a period of activity, especially resting content that enough has been done: we were prepared to do another long march before calling it a day
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  • It's not a fun job, scanning negatives, and I decided to call it a day when I'd finished the first film.
  • We were late arrivals and calling it a day, we decided just after midnight to put our heads down for the night.
  • The group called it a day after Charlie Simpson decided to leave.
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